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Ground: cream white cotton. Design: conventionalized plant growing from fan-shaped ornament, scalloped edge and occasional small floral spray, worked with cream white cotton, the larger forms detailed with drawn-work. Worn and torn.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Rosanna D. Thorndike

American, 18th or early 19th century


80 x 23 cm (31 1/2 x 9 1/16 in.); Legacy dimension: .23 x .80

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Medium or Technique

Embroidered cotton


Textiles and Fashion Arts